29 Mar

200 Years of Indiana Art Opening at ISM

200 Years of Indiana Art: A Cultural Legacy presents original historical and contemporary works of art by those who help shape Indiana’s view of the world and the world’s view of Indiana. Representing artists from across the state, the exhibition includes paintings, sculpture, textile, glass and mixed media works showcasing the depth, diversity and breadth of artistic talent associated with the Hoosier state. From the early pioneer painters to the contemporary installation artists, this exhibition is a must-see during Indiana’s bicentennial celebration. – Indiana State Museum

As the exclusive caterer at the Indiana State Museum we have the privilege and pleasure of catering to some of the most prestigious and noteworthy events in Indianapolis, including the very memorable celebrations of Indiana’s Bicentennial. Recently, we worked with the Indiana State Museum to cater their opening of 200 Years of Indiana Art. Guests dined on Indiana themed hors d’oeuvre and sipped Indiana themed cocktails while viewing the exhibit prior to the public opening.


At the Bar
Absolut Artful Collins
Bicentennial Cooler
Hoosier Evening

Hors d’oeuvres
Capriole goat cheese strawberry dusted lollipop
Local maple syrup glazed white marble farms pork belly, apple slaw, sweet corn cake
Fingerling potatoes, alouette herb cheese, smoked bacon
Maple leaf farms duck eggrolls, ginger beer glaze

Indiana cheese display featuring capriole goat cheese, fair oaks sweet swiss, tulip tree brie cheese with fresh fruit, assorted nuts and fruit compotes
Kahn’s dip display with con queso dip, spinach dip, artichoke and parmesan dip, and spinach dip served with freshly fried tortillas and pita chips

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The exhibit is comprised of more than 100 two- and three-dimensional works of art. Works by important early Indiana artists provide a historical perspective. Additional works include modern and contemporary pieces illustrating the development of the visual arts in Indiana, showcasing the immense talent and diversity associated with the state.


The exhibit is a signature project of the Indiana Bicentennial Commission with support from the Indiana Arts Commission. Additional funding is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Arts Council of Indianapolis with support from the City of Indianapolis.


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